Dermatitis Linked to Disposable Baby Wipes

<span style="font-family: georgia, New Balance 996 męskie palatino;”>The Medical Journal of Australia is reporting increasing numbers of parents and carers are presenting with skin problems linked to using disposable baby wipes.

<span style="font-family: georgia, Asics Pas Cher palatino;”>In a research letter published in the Medical Journal of Australia on Monday, dermatologist Rosemary Nixon from the Skin and Cancer Foundation reports that an ingredient used to prevent bacterial infection in moist wipes is now the most common cause of dermatitis in patients sampled.

<span style="font-family: georgia, new balance 1980 zante roma palatino;”>The preservative,

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    ”We’re seeing an increasing number of allergic reactions,” she said. Nike Air Max 2017 Heren grijs ”It could be because the concentration might be too high because it’s been on the skin too long, Cleveland Cavaliers or because the skin is damaged, allowing the chemical to get through the epidermal barrier.”

    Patch testing for the ingredient had begun in 2011, Mochilas Kanken Mini after similar reports surfaced in Europe. The trend was also occurring in America where, asics gel kinsei 4 mujer as in Australia, the preservative had been used in water-based products, baskets ASICS including cosmetics and personal products such as deodorants, shampoos, conditioners, sunscreens and moisturisers since the early 2000s.

    Professor Nixon said consumers should look at the ingredients in baby wipes, monitor any rash and try cutting out using the product to see if the dermatitis went away.

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